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Significant county presence at UW

Almost 250 students from Fremont County were enrolled at the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie during the spring semester of 2015, according to a recent ...

Suit to be filed in traffic death of RPD staffer

The daughter of a woman killed by a drunken driver Nov. 13, 2014, has begun a wrongful death suit.
Court documents filed so far do not indicate who the woman ...

Second-degree murder verdict reached in hatchet attack

Twelve jurors found Terry L. Schmuck guilty of attempted second-degree murder on Friday after a week-long trial in Lander District Court.
Schmuck avoided the ...

Two Fremont County women recently were named volunteers of the year for Make-A-Wish Wyoming.
Lori Griffin of Lander and Linda Treese of Riverton were ...

A pickup truck waited at the stop sign on Honor Farm Road before pulling onto Highway 789. Traffic safety officials recommend clearing a vechicle's entire ...

Fremont County got its first significant snow of the fall on Friday morning, with 3-5 inches accumulating in different areas. A FedEx truck slid through the ...

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Deaths

SHAW
Services are pending for Rodney Shaw, 63, who died Nov. 18 at the Wyoming Medical Center in ...

Judge considers new grouse regs

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A federal judge put a Nevada lawsuit challenging U.S. sage grouse protections on the fast-track Wednesday but said she isn't ready to decide ...

Park backs off 1,000-bison slaughter target for winter

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is backing off its proposal to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter as officials seek to reduce the ...

Wyoming digest

Man gets 14 years for fatal crash
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A Utah man has been sentenced to prison for striking and killing a man after falling asleep at ...

Fire damages house; no injuries

No one was injured in a structure fire involving a stove pipe at about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday on Cliff Drive north of Riverton.
Initial reports indicate the ...

Armed robbery suspect caught soon after taking cash, cigarettes

A Riverton man was arrested for armed robbery early Wednesday after using a pellet gun to steal cash and cigarettes from a local convenience store, officials ...

City won't back legalizing medical marijuana in state

The Riverton City Council will not support the legalization of medical marijuana in Wyoming.
The opposition was made formal through a resolution passed ...

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Births

OLDMAN
A child was born to LaLauni Wood of Riverton at 8:07 a.m. Nov. 11 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Wyoming digest

Man pleads not guilty in stabbing
LARAMIE (AP) -- A Laramie man has pleaded not guilty in connection to the fatal stabbing of another ...

State resolves horse betting issues

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Good news for fans of historic horse race betting: The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission has given the green light for the machines to return, ...

Wyoming PBS joining Wind River tribes in educational video project

Fremont Count educators are working this fall to develop lesson plans that incorporate information about the Wind River Indian Reservation based on six planned ...

First big holiday craft fair weekend coming; Winter Art Fair scheduled

The holiday craft fair season is well underway in Riverton, with five separate events this weekend featuring local artwork and hand-made goodies.
Three of the ...

Crosswalk project to move forward after full grant awarded

Enhanced crosswalk locations:

- Rails-to-Trails crossing at 490 E. Pershing Ave.
- East Monroe Avenue at South Broadway
- Jaycee Park ...

City yard waste pickup ending Friday for season

Friday is the last day for yard waste pick up for residents of the city of Riverton now that fewer people are mowing and trimming trees.
"Typically in the ...

 
 

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